Rules & Regulations

The detail of the application procedure is available in the booklet “Rules and Regulations of the Higher Degree, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya”. This is available at the office of the Higher Degree Committee, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya.

Contact: (071) 654 1119

Duration

Doctoral Degrees

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - Doctor of Philosophy and Doctor of Medicine
Full time registrant:- The candidate is required to pursue an approved programme for a minimum period of three years of which at least two years shall be of full-time research.
Maximum period should not exceed six years.

Part time registrant:- The minimum period the candidate is required to pursue the approved
programme would be calculated according to time commitment afforded by the candidate.
However this period shall be not less than four years.
Maximum period should not exceed seven years.

Master Degrees

Master of Philosophy (MPhil.)
Full time registrant:- The candidate is required to pursue an approved programme for a minimum period of two years of which at least one year shall be of full-time research.
Maximum period should not exceed four years.

Part time registrant:- The minimum period the candidate is required to pursue the approved programme would be calculated according to time commitment afforded by the candidate. However this period shall be not less than three years.
Maximum period should not exceed five years.

Fee

1. Initial Processing Fee (non-refundable)
Local candidates* M.Phil Rs. 90,000.00
Foreign candidates** US $ 2,250
Ph.D. Rs. 180,000.00
Foreign candidates** US $ 6,000

2. Registration Fees (per year)
M.Phil. (local candidates) Rs. 2000.00 (per year)
(foreign candidates)** US $ 150
Ph.D. (local candidates) Rs. 2500.00
(foreign candidates)** US $ 200
*Teachers and officers of the University of Peradeniya to pay only 60%.
**Candidates from SAARC countries should pay 50% of the fees prescribed for foreign candidates.

3. Supervisor Fees
MPhil Rs. 7,500.00
Ph.D. Rs. 10,000.00

 

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